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St Modwen's Catholic Primary School

Together we Achieve, Believe, Care


Deputy Head Teacher

Archdiocese of Birmingham

St Modwen’s Catholic Primary School, Tutbury Road Burton-on-Trent, Staffs. DE13 0AJ.

Head Teacher: Ms M Gibbs BA Hons QTS NPQH

Tel 01283 247560



Required from Monday 20th April 2020



St Modwen’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery Governing Body, are seeking to appoint a dynamic, effective and enthusiastic Deputy Headteacher.

The Governing Body are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who: Is a practising Catholic with a deep commitment to our Mission Statement – ‘Together we Achieve Believe, Care’

Has exceptionally strong Christian values that underpin all that the school does to ensure that the children’s spiritual, moral, social,vocational and cultural development is of the highest order

  • Is an outstanding leader and class teacher with a proven track record of whole school impact
  • Is creative, forward thinking and skilled in leading and managing areas of school improvement
  • Can support, inspire and motivate others to achieve the highest standards
  • Can calmly and confidently deputise for the Headteacher
  •  Can face challenge and adversity with a smile and stay grounded

We offer:

A Catholic school already judged to be Outstanding in our Section 48 Inspection February 2018), which is building on its securely Good section 5 judgment (February 2019) to become Outstanding

We have particular strengths in the Performing Arts and Sports, with our own orchestra and the highly coveted ‘Platinum Award’ for School Games.

A strong sense of community with our supportive parents, skilled and attentive governors, dedicated parish priests, staff, outside agencies and children all thriving together

Exceptionally well behaved pupils who have a zeal for learning and a commitment to social justice and achieve above national averages at all Key Stages in all areas

Talented and friendly staff who create a combined atmosphere of laughter and hard work, ensuring that there is a broad, balanced and creative curriculum

Work alongside highly experienced Head Teacher

We would strongly encourage visits to the school. Please contact the Head Teacher, Ms Miranda Gibbs, for an appointment via the school office on 01283 247 560.

Further information about St Modwen’s can be found on our twitter feed @StModwensSchool

Application packs can be downloaded below:

Deputy Headteacher Advert

Senior Leadership Application Form

Deputy Head Job Description

Primary Headteacher Person Specification

Safeguarding Policy 2019/2020


CES Model Application Forms and Supplementary Forms Note to Applicants

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974-Disclosure Form

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Applicants Deceleration - CES Contract

CES Model Application Forms and GDPR Compliance

Please return your completed Application pack to the Office, or email

Applications must be completed using the CES Leadership Position forms. Any other choice of application will be discarded.

Closing Date: Monday 4th November 2019 (NOON)

Shortlisting: Wednesday 6th November 2019

Interviews: Thursday 26th November 2019

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service and references.